Multilingual Sydney: New people, new city

Migrants and their languages are the lifeblood of successful global cities. To coincide with the publication of their book, Multilingual Sydney, an expert panel will address two questions. What is the value of languages in a multicultural city? How can we nurture our language heritage for the future prosperity of the city? 

Digital Preservation

Today we aim to create a greater awareness of digital preservation activities and the importance of creating a digital legacy for future generations.

Scholar Talk: William Macarthur and the empire of science

William Macarthur played an important role in the emergence of science for industry. Born in NSW in 1800, Macarthur’s many interests, whether classing wool, making wine or classifying eucalypts, led him to connect with a community of international thinkers transcending the politics of nation states: the so-called empire of science.